Mark Burstein

Publications arranged chronologically:

2016-now

Mark Burstein, Scott Friedman, David McDonald, Jeff Rye, Alex Plotnick, Laurel Bobrow, Rusty Bobrow, "Using Multiple Contexts to Interpret Collaborative Task Dialogs", In Proceedings of the Advances in Cognitive Systems Conference, July, 2019. Final version in Advances in Cognitive Systems, v9, December 2020. [PDF]

David McDonald, Mark Burstein, and James Pustejovsky, "Assembling the ECIpedia: refining concepts in context", In Proceedings of the Advances in Cognitive Systems Conference, July, 2018.

Scott Friedman, Mark Burstein, David McDonald, Alex Plotnick, Laurel Bobrow, Rusty Bobrow, Brent Cochran and James Pustejovsky, "Learning by Reading: Extending and Localizing Against a Model", Advances in Cognitive Systems, v5 pp. 77-96, December, 2017. Originally presented at the 2016 Cognitive Systems Conference (April, 2016) [PDF]

Scott Friedman, Mark Burstein, Jeffrey Rye, and Ugur Kuter, "Analogical Localization: Flexible Plan Execution in Open Worlds", In Proceedings of the 2017 ICCBR Computational Analogy Workshop, Trondheim, June 2017. [PDF]

Scott Friedman and Mark Burstein, "Where are we? Localizing within Plans and Models via Structure-Mapping", Presented at the 4th Analogy Conference, Paris July, 2017.

Scott Friedman, Mark Burstein, David McDonald, Rusty Bobrow, Brent Cochran, James Pustejovsky and Peter Anick, “Reconciling Function and Structure in Scientific Models”, In Proceedings of the IJCAI 2016 workshop on Qualitative Reasoning, July, 2016. [semanticscholar]

David McDonald, Scott Friedman, Amandalynne Paullada, Rusty Bobrow and Mark Burstein, “Extending Biology Models with Deep NLP over Scientific Articles”, In 2016 AAAI Workshop on Knowledge Extraction from Text. February, 2016. [PDF]

J. Benton, Robert Goldman, Mark Burstein, Joseph Mueller, Paul Robertson, Dan Cerys, Andreas Hoffman and Rusty Bobrow, "Active Perception and Cyber Defense", In (D.R.Martinez, W. Streinlein, K. Carter and A. Sinha, eds.) Working Notes of the AAAI Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Cyber Security (AICS), February, 2016.


2010-2015

Robert P. Goldman, Mark Burstein, J. Benton, Ugur Kuter, Joseph Mueller, Paul Robertson, Dan Cerys, Andreas Hofmann, and Rusty Bobrow, "Active Perception for Cyber Intrusion Detection and Defense", In Proceedings of SASO 2015 Workshop on Adaptive Host and Network Security, Cambridge, MA, September 2015. [pdf]

Dan Cerys, Andreas Hofmann, Paul Robertson, Mark Burstein, Robert P. Goldman, and Ugur Kuter, "Mission Modeling", In Proceedings of SASO 2015 Workshop on Adaptive Host and Network Security, Cambridge, MA, September 2015.

Ugur Kuter, Mark Burstein and Robert P. Goldman, "Reasoning about Attack Goals for Cyber Resilience", In Proceedings of 2015 Annual Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems: Workshop on Goal Reasoning Atlanta, Ga, June 2015. [pdf]

Ugur Kuter, Mark Burstein, J. Benton, Daniel Bryce, Jordan Thayer and S. McCoy, "HACKER: Helpful Advice for Code Knowledge and Attack Resilience", In Proceedings of 2015 Conference on Inovative Applications of AI (IAAI) June 2015.

Robert P. Goldman, Mark Burstein, Ugur Kuter, Paul Robertson, and Dan Cerys, "Knowledge Representation for Dynamic Formation of Sensing Goals in Cyber Defense", In Proceedings of 2015 Annual Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems: Workshop on Goal Reasoning Atlanta, Ga, June 2015. [pdf]

Robert Bobrow, Marshall Brinn, Mark Burstein, and Robert Laddaga, "Goal Substitution in Response to Surprises", In Proceedings of 2015 Annual Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems: Workshop on Goal Reasoning, Baltimore, MD, December 2013. [pdf]

Jordan T. Thayer, Mark Burstein, Robert P. Goldman, Ugur Kuter, Paul Robertson and Robert Laddaga, "Comparing Strategic and Tactical Responses to Cyber Threats", In Proceedings of SASO 2013 Workshop on Adaptive Host and Network Security, Philadelphia, Sept. 2013. [pdf]

P. Robertson and R. Laddaga and M. Burstein, "Trust and Adaptation in STRATUS: Strategic and Tactical Resiliency Against Threats to Ubiquitous Systems", In Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-13), Melbourne, July 2013. [pdf]

Robert P. Goldman, Mark Burstein, David McDonald and Terry Zimmerman, "The PRAXIS Manual", February 2012. SIFT, LLC.

Mark Burstein, Robert Goldman, Paul Robertson, Robert Laddaga, Robert Balzer, Neil Goldman, Christopher Geib, Ugur Kuter, David McDonald, John Maraist, Peter Keller and David Wile, "STRATUS: Strategic and Tactical Resiliency Against Threats to Ubiquitous Systems", In Proceedings of SASO 2012 Workshop on Adaptive Host and Network Security, Lyon, France, Sept. 2012. [pdf]

Benjamin Grosof, Mark Burstein, Mike Dean, Carl Andersen, Brett Benyo, William Ferguson, Daniela Inclezan and Richard Shapiro, "A SILK Graphical UI for Defeasible Reasoning with a Biology Causal Process Example", (Poster and Demonstration) In Proceedings of International Semantic Web Conference 2010 Shanghai, China, November 2010. [pdf]

Benjamin Grosof, Mark Burstein, Mike Dean, Carl Andersen, Brett Benyo, William Ferguson, Daniela Inclezan, Richard Shapiro, "A SILK Graphical UI for Defeasible Reasoning, with a Biology Causal Process Example", In Proceedings of 4th International Web Rule Symposium (RuleML 2010), Alexandria, Virginia, October 2010. [pdf]


2005-2009

Mark Burstein, Robert Goldman, Drew McDermott, David McDonald, Jacob Beal and John Maraist, "LTML - A language for representing Semantic Web Service workflow procedures", In Proceedings of the ISWC-09 Workshop: Semantics for the Rest of Us Washington, DC, October 2009. [pdf]

Mark Burstein, Fusun Yaman, Robert Laddaga, and Robert Bobrow, "POIROT: Acquiring Workflows by combining models learned from interpreted traces" In Proceedings of K-CAP 2009, Los Angeles, CA, September 2009. [pdf]

Mark Burstein, Robert Bobrow, William Ferguson, Robert Laddaga and Paul Robertson, "Learning from Observing: Vision and POIROT" In Proceedings of the SASO-09 Workshop on MetaReasoning San Francisco, CA, August, 2009.

Fusun Yaman, Tim Oates and Mark Burstein, "A Context Driven Approach to Workflow Mining" In Proceedings of IJCAI-09. Passadena, CA, July 2009.

Cox, M. T., & Burstein, M. H. (2008). Case-based explanations and the integrated learning of demonstrations. Kunstliche Intelligenz (Artificial Intelligence) 22(2): 35-38.

Mark Burstein, Robert Laddaga, David McDonald, Michael Cox, Brett Benyo, Paul Robertson, Talib Hussain, Marshall Brinn and Drew McDermott, "POIROT - Integrated Learning of Web Service Procedures" In Proceedings of the Twenty-Third AAAI Conference (AAAI-08), AAAI Press, Chicago, July 2008. [pdf]

Mark Burstein, Marshall Brinn, Mike Cox, Talib Hussain, Robert Laddaga, Drew McDermott, David McDonald, Ray Tomlinson, "An Architecture and Language for the Integrated Learning of Demonstrations" In Mark Burstein and Jim Hendler (Eds.) Acquiring Planning Knowledge via Demonstration: Papers from the 2007 AAAI Workshop. (pp. 6-11), Technical Report WS-07-02. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. [pdf]

David Martin, Mark Burstein, Drew McDermott, Sheila McIlRaith, Massimo Paolucci, Katia Sycara, Deborah L. McGuiness, Evren Sirin, Naveen Srinivasan, "Bringing Semantics to Web Services with OWL-S" World Wide Web Journal 10(3), pp. 243-277, 2007.

Mark Burstein, Christoph Bussler, Tim Finin, Michael Huhns, Massimo Paolucci, Amith Sheth, Stuart Williams, Michal Zaremba, "A Semantic Web Services Architecture", IEEE Intelligent Systems, pp. 72-81, Sept-Oct 2005. [pdf]

Mark Burstein and Drew McDermott, "Ontology Translation for Interoperability Among Semantic Web Services" AI Magazine,26(1):71-82, Spring 2005. [pdf of draft]


2000-2004

Mark H. Burstein, "Dynamic Invocation of Semantic Web Services that Use Unfamiliar Ontologies" IEEE Intelligent Systems, 19(4):67-73, 2004. [pdf]

Mark Burstein and David Diller "A Framework for Dynamic Information Flow in Mixed-Initiative Human/Agent Organizations" Applied Intelligence 20, 283-298, 2004. [pdf]

Mark Burstein, "Ontology Mapping for Dynamic Service Invocation on the Semantic Web," In Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Semantic Web Services, Palo Alto, March, 2004. [pdf]

OWL-S Coalition, "OWL-S Web Ontology Language for services" Submission to W3C, Submission Accepted, July, 2004.

David Martin, Massimo Paolucci, Sheila McIlraith, Mark Burstein, Drew McDermott, Deborah McGuinness, Bijan Parsia, Terry Payne, Marta Sabou, Monika Solanki, Naveen Srinivasan, Katia Sycara, "Bringing Semantics to Web Services: The OWL-S Approach", Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Semantic Web Services and Web Process Composition (SWSWPC 2004), July 6-9, 2004, San Diego, California, USA. [pdf]

Mark Burstein, "The Many Faces of Mapping and Translation for Semantic Web Services" In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Web Information Services Engineering (WISE'03). December, 2003. [pdf]

Mark Burstein, Drew McDermott, Douglas R. Smith and Stephen J. Westfold. Derivation of Glue Code for Agent Interoperation. Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 6:265-286, Klewer Academic Publishers, 2003. [pdf]

Suri, N., Bradshaw, J.M., Burstein, M., Uszok, A., Benyo, B., Breedy, M., Carvalho, M., Diller, D., Jeffers, R., Johnson, M., Kulkarni, S., Lott, J. DAML-based Policy Enforcement for Semantic Data Transformation and Filtering in Multi-agent Systems. In Proceedings of the 3rd International/Central and Eastern European Conference on Multi-agent Systems (CEEMAS 2003). Springer-Verlag. [pdf]

Suri, N., Bradshaw, J.M., Burstein, M.H., Uszok, A., Benyo, B., Breedy, M.R., Carvalho, M., Diller, D., Groth, P.T., Jeffers, R., Johnson, M., Kulkami, S., & Lott, J. "Toward DAML-based policy enforcement for semantic data transformation and filtering in multi-agent systems." ", In Proceedings of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems Conference, Melbourne, Australia, New York, NY: ACM Press, July, 2003. [pdf] and [Longer submitted pdf].

Bradshaw, J., Uszok, A., Jeffers, R. Suri, N., Hayes, P., Burstein, M., Acquisti, A., Benyo, B., Breedy, M.., Carvalho, M., Diller, D., Johnson, M., Kulkami, S., Lott, J., Sierhuis, M., and Van Hoof, R., "Representation and Reasoning for DAML-Based Policy and Domain Services in KaOS and Nomads", In Proceedings of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems Conference, Melbourne, Australia, New York, NY: ACM Press, July, 2003. [pdf]

Allsopp, D., Beautement, P., Kirton, M., Tate, A., Bradshaw, J.M., Suri, N. and Burstein, M. The Coalition Agents Experiment:Network-Enabled Coalition Operations, Special Issue on Network-enabled Capabilities, Journal of Defence Science 8:3, 130-141, September 2003. [pdf]

Mark Burstein and David Diller "Cooperative Information Sharing Among Mixed-Initiative Human/Agent Teams" Proceedings of the IJCAI 2003 Workshop on Mixed Inititive Intelligent Systems. Acapulco, MX, 2003. [pdf]

Drew McDermott and Mark Burstein, "Extending an Estimated Regression Planner for Mulit-Agent Planning," In Proceedings of the 2003 AAAI Workshop on Planning by and for Multi-Agent Systems Calgary, Ontario, 2003. [pdf]

Mark Burstein, Marcel Becker, and Douglas Smith, MPS: Mission Planning System, A Guided Tour, Kestrel Technology Technical Report, May 2003.

The DAML Services Coalition (alphabetically Anupriya Ankolenkar, Mark Burstein, Jerry R. Hobbs, Ora Lassila, David L. Martin, Drew McDermott, Sheila A. McIlraith, Srini Narayanan, Massimo Paolucci, Terry R. Payne and Katia Sycara), "DAML-S: Web Service Description for the Semantic Web", Proceedings of the First International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Sardinia (Italy), June, 2002. [pdf]

DAML Services Coalition (alphabetically A. Ankolekar, M. Burstein, J. Hobbs, O. Lassila, D. Martin, S. McIlraith, S. Narayanan, M. Paolucci, T. Payne, K. Sycara, H. Zeng), "DAML-S: Semantic Markup for Web Services", in Proceedings of the International Semantic Web Working Symposium (SWWS), July 30-August 1, 2001. [pdf]

Mark Burstein and David Diller, "Mixed-Initiative Agent Team Formation, Tasking and Failure Handling", In proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Intent Inference for Collaborative Tasks, Falmouth, MA, September 2001. [pdf]

Drew McDermott, Mark Burstein and Doug Smith, "Ontology Matching in Transactions with Self-Describing Agents" In Proceedings of the 2001 Semantic Web Workshop, Stanford, CA. [pdf]

Mark Burstein, Drew McDermott, Douglas Smith, and Stephen Westfold "Derivation of Glue Code for Agent Interoperation" In Proceedings of Autonomous Agents 2000, Barcelona, Spain, June 2000. (Extended version Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, above) Compressed Postscript

Mark Burstein, Drew McDermott, Douglas Smith, and Stephen Westfold "Formal Derivation of Agent Interoperation Code" In Proceedings of the 2000 Workshop on Formal Approaches to Agent-based Systems, Washington, DC, May 2000. [pdf]

Mark Burstein, George Ferguson and James Allen "Integrating Agent-based Mixed-initiative Control with an Existing Multi-agent Planning System" In the Proceedings of the 2000 International Conference on Multi-agent Systems (ICMAS), July 2000. [pdf]


1995-1999

Mark Burstein, Alice M. Mulvehill and Stephen Deutsch, "Mixed-Initiative Tasking and Management of Software Agent Teams", Proceedings of the AAAI'99 Workshop on Mixed-Initiative Intelligence, Orlando, FL, July, 1999.

Mark Burstein, Alice Mulvehill and Stephen Deutsch, "An Approach to Mixed-Initiative Management of Heterogeneous Software Agent Teams," Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, January, 1999. [pdf]

Thomas Emerson and Mark Burstein, "Development of a Constraint-based Airlift Scheduler by Program Synthesis from Formal Specifications", Proceedings of the 1999 Conference on Automated Software Engineering, Orlando, FL, September, 1999. [Postscript]

Mark Burstein and Drew McDermott, "Issues in the Development of Human-Computer Mixed-Initiative Planning," Cognitive Technology, B. Gorayska and J.L. Mey (eds.), Elsevier, Jan, 1996, pp. 285-303. [pdf]

Mark Burstein and Doug Smith, "A Portable, Interactive Transportation Scheduling Tool Using a Search Engine Generated from Formal Specifications," Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Planning Systems, B. Drabble (ed.), The AAAI Press, Menlo Park, CA, May, 1996 ISBN 0-929280-97-0. [pdf]

M. Burstein, R. Schantz, M.A.Bienkowski, M.E.desJardins, and S. Smith. "The Common Prototyping Environment: A Framework for Software Technology Integration, Evaluation, and Transition," Advanced Planning Technology, A.Tate (ed.), The AAAI Press, Menlo Park, CA, May 1996, ISBN 0-929280-98-9. (Also appears in IEEE Expert, February, 1995.) [pdf]


1990-1994

Mark H. Burstein, (Editor) The ARPA/ Rome Laboratory Knowledge-based Planning and Scheduling Initiative Workshop Proceedings , February, 1994. Morgan Kaufman.

Mark Burstein, "Case Age: Selecting the Best Exemplars for Plausible Reasoning Using Distance in Time or Space," Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Erlbaum Associates, 1994.

Mark Burstein, William Ferguson and Glenn Abrett., "A Simulation Tool for the Evaluation of Coordination Strategies in Organizations," Proceedings of AAAI Workshop: AI and Theories of Groups and Organizations, July 1993.

Mark Burstein, Allan Collins and Michelle Baker. "Plausible Generalization: Extending a Model of Human Plausible Reasoning," Journal of the Learning Sciences , Vol. 1, No. 2., 1992, pp. 319-359. [pdf]

Mark Burstein and Donald Kosy, "PFE: The Prototype Feasibility Estimator. A Transportation Simulator for the Common Prototyping Environment," BBN Technical Report 7598, 1991.

Robert MacGregor and Mark Burstein, "Using a Description Classifier to Enhance Deductive Inference and Knowledge Acquisition," IEEE Expert - Special Issue on Knowledge-based Systems and Strategic Computing, 1991.

Mark Burstein, "Plausible Generalization in a Model of Human Plausible Reasoning," Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society , University of Chicago, 1991.

Mark Burstein and Beth Adelson, "Issues for a Theory of Analogical Learning," The ETS Workshop on Applications of Artificial Intelligence, L. Erlbaum. Associates, Hillsdale, N.J. 1991.


1985-1989

G. Abrett, M. Burstein and S. Deutsch "SPROKET: An Environment for Building Goal-Directed Knowledge Based Simulations," BBN Technical Report No. 7062, June 1989.

Mark Burstein, "Analogy vs. CBR: The Purpose of Mapping," Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Case-Based Reasoning, Morgan Kaufmann, May 1989.

Mark Burstein and Allan Collins, "Modeling A Theory of Human Plausible Reasoning," Artificial Intelligence III: methodology, systems, applications, T. O'Shea and V. Sgurev (eds.), North Holland, 1988. Pp. 21-8.

Mark H. Burstein, "Combining Analogies in Mental Models," Analogical Reasoning, D. Helman (ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988. pp. 179-203. (Reprinted in Readings in Machine Learning, Shavlik, J.W. and Dietterich, T.T, eds., Morgan Kaufman. 1990, pp. 623-635)

Allan Collins and Mark Burstein, A Framework for a Theory of Mapping. Similarity and Analogical Reasoning, S. Vosniadou and A. Ortony (eds.), Cambridge U. Press, 1988.

Mark H. Burstein, "Incremental Learning from Multiple Analogies", In Prieditis, A. (ed.) ANALOGICA, Pitman, London. 1988.

Mark Burstein and Glenn Abrett, "The KREME Knowledge Editing Environment," International Journal of Man-Machine-Studies, 27, 103-126, Academic Press Inc. 1987. (Also in Knowledge Acquisition Tools for Expert Systems: Knowledge-Based Systems , Volume 2, J. H. Boose and B. R. Gaines, eds., Academic Press, 1988.)

M. Baker, M. Burstein and A. Collins, "Implementing a Model of Human Plausible Reasoning," Proceedings of IJCAI-87. Morgan Kaufman. 1987.

Mark Burstein and Beth Adelson, "Analogical Learning: Mapping and Integrating Partial Mental Models," Proceedings of the 1987 Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Seattle, WA., Erlbaum, August 1987.

Allan Collins, Mark Burstein and Rychard Michalski, "Plausible Reasoning in Tactical Planning," BBN Technical Report No. 6544, May 1987.

Mark Burstein and Glenn Abrett, "The BBN Laboratories Knowledge Acquisition Project: KREME Knowledge Editing Environment," BBN Technical Report No. 6231, April, 1986.

Mark H. Burstein, "Learning New Concepts from Multiple Analogical Models," Ph.D. Thesis, Yale University, Department of Computer Science, 1985. (also a BBN Tech Report)

Mark H. Burstein, "Analogical Learning with Multiple Models," Proceedings of the 1985 International Machine Learning Workshop, Skytop, Pa., June, 1985.


1980-1985

Mark H. Burstein, "Concept Formation by Incremental Analogical Reasoning and Debugging", Machine Learning: An Artificial Intelligence Approach, Volume II, Michalski, R. S., Carbonell, J. G., and Mitchell, T. M., eds., Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., Los Altos, Ca., 1986, pp. 351-370.
(Revised from Proceedings of the 1983 International Workshop on Machine Learning, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 1983.) [pdf]

Roger Schank and Mark Burstein, "Modeling memory for language understanding. The Handbook of Discourse Analysis, Teun A. van Dijk, ed., Academic Press, London, 1985., Vol. 1, pp. 145-166. (Yale Tech Report 1983)

Mark H. Burstein, "A Model of Incremental Learning by Analogical Reasoning and Debugging," Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Washington, D.C., August, 1983., pp. 45-48.

Mark H. Burstein, "Concept formation through the interaction of multiple models," Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berkeley, Ca. August, 1981, pp. 271-274.


Prior to 1980

Mark Burstein and Wendy Lehnert, "The role of Object Primitives in natural language processing," Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence , Tokyo, Japan, 1979, pp. 522-524. (Extended version appears as Research Report No. 162, Yale University, Department of Computer Science, New Haven, CT, May, 1979.) [pdf]

Mark H. Burstein, "The use of object-specific knowledge in natural language processing," Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, San Diego, CA, Aug. 1979., pp. 53-58.